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Seollal Holiday Day 1 in South Korea

Chinese New Year marks the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year. Every year is represented by a zodiac animal sign.

Picture of a typical long dragon float for the Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.
Chinese New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.
©bigstockphoto.com/ Diane Robertson

About Seollal Holiday Day 1

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Seollal Holiday Day 1 Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatFeb 132010Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
WedFeb 22011Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SunJan 222012Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SatFeb 92013Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
ThuJan 302014Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
WedFeb 182015Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SunFeb 72016Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
FriJan 272017Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
ThuFeb 152018Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
MonFeb 42019Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
FriJan 242020Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday

Quick Facts

Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which predates the Gregorian calendar.

Seollal Holiday Day 1 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Seollal Holiday Day 1 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in February 2016 in South Korea

Fun Holidays on February 7, 2016

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